Methodological and reporting quality of systematic reviews published in the highest ranking journals in the field of pain

Ref ID 17
First Author D. Riado Minguez
Year Of Publishing 2017
Keywords Pain
Low reporting quality
Problem(s) Following guidelines is no guarantee of a rigorous systematic review
Number of systematic reviews included 446
Summary of Findings Low compliance was found for the majority of AMSTAR and PRISMA individual items. Linear regression indicated that there was no improvement in the methodological and reporting quality of systematic reviews before and after the publication of the 2 checklists. Total scores of AMSTAR and PRISMA were positively correlated.
Did the article find that the problem(s) led to qualitative changes in interpretation of the results? Not Applicable
Are the methods of the article described in enough detail to replicate the study? Yes